On a warm Labor Day afternoon, the solitude of Afton Canyon is temporarily disrupted by the passing of the MNPWC, seen here at 3rd crossing of the Mojave River.
Union Pacific's MNPWC (North Platte, NE - West Colton, CA) manifest crosses over from Main 2 to Main 1 at CP C784, Salt Lake City. The second unit, UP C44-9W #9702 has been repainted without the u... (more)
A DPU set of a GEVO and an ex CNW Dash 9 shove on the back of the El Centro Hauler as the train clears out of West Colton Yard under the watchful eye of well over a hundred railfans (there for the... (more)
A brilliant splash of bright color appears in the form of UP's KWBG2 stack train at the west end of Echo, Utah.
UP 7694 East crosses the Rock Creek Trestle deep in the heart of the Feather River Canyon, while fellow RP contributor Patrick Phelan from San Antonio, TX shoots from the turnout on Highway 70.
The muted chant of a GE/EMD combo quickly interrupts a quiet morning along UP's Evanston Sub through Echo Canyon.
One of my personal favorite container trains is the colorful K-Line stacker. UP ES44AC 7694 and SD70ACe 8563 pull the KWBG2-03 in brilliant morning sunshine at West Emory, Utah.
UP 7694 squeezes through the truss bridge over Highway 70 at Tobin, leading a domestic stacktrain.
On a gloomy morning, we find a GEVO and a SD9043MAC leading an Eastbound stacktrain through the Honeymoon Tunnels while their reflection is casted in a super-still Feather River.
UP 7694 leads a stack train up the FRC.
UP 7694 rumbles upgrade through the Lower Canyon leading a domestic stacktrain.
A GEVO and a SD9043MAC duck under Highway 70 which soars high above the North Fork Feather River at the most scenic and the famous location of Pulga, as seen from the East side.